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Merrill Lynch International (contact: Ignacio Maldonado; telephone: +44 207 995 3700) hereby gives notice that the Stabilising Manager named below undertook stabilisation (within the meaning of the rules of the Financial Services Authority) in relation to the offer of the following securities, as set out below.
Aggregate nominal amount:
Description of offer and securities:
Initial Public Offering of Ordinary Shares
Merrill Lynch International
19 January 2012
Stabilisation last occurred:
1 February 2012
For each of the dates during which stabilisation transactions were carried out, the price range was as follows:
This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute an invitation or offer to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or dispose of any securities of the Issuer in any jurisdiction.
This announcement is only addressed to and directed at persons in member states of the European Economic Area who are "qualified investors" within the meaning of Article 2(1)(e) of the Prospectus Directive (Directive 2003/71/EC) ("Qualified Investors"). In addition, in the United Kingdom, this announcement is addressed only to, and is directed only at, investment professionals (i) who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") and high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order, or (ii) to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated (all such persons together being referred to as "Relevant Persons"). This announcement must not be acted on or relied on (i) in the United Kingdom, by persons who are not Relevant Persons, and (ii) in any member state of the European Economic Area other than the United Kingdom, by persons who are not Qualified Investors. Any investment or investment activity to which this announcement relates is available only to Relevant Persons or will be engaged in only with Relevant Persons.
The information contained herein is not addressed to or directed at persons in the United States or for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States. The information contained herein does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States, nor may the securities be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration as provided in the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"), as amended, and the rules and regulations thereunder. Any securities mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act. There will be no public offering of securities in the United States.
Merrill Lynch International, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting exclusively for the Issuer and no-one else in connection with the global offering (the "Offer"). It will not regard any other person as its clients in relation to the Offer and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Issuer for providing the protections afforded to its client, nor for providing advice in relation to the Offer, the contents of this announcement or any transaction, arrangement or other matter referred to herein.
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